Job/Bid Announcement Traffic Maintenance Supervisor DSS

Job Number 346406

JOB TITLE:   TRAFFIC MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR 

               BID ANNOUNCEMENT

DEPARTMENT:  STREETS & SANITATION

This position is covered under the City’s collective bargaining agreement with the County, Municipal and Foreman Local 1001.  (BARGAINING UNIT 54).  Only employees in City job titles in this bargaining unit are eligible to bid on this position.  

IF YOU ARE A CURRENT CITY EMPLOYEE AND WANT TO EXERCISE YOUR CONTRACTUAL RIGHTS TO BID, YOU MUST CHECK THE BOX ON THE CAREERS APPLICATION TITLED “ALREADY EMPLOYED BY THIS COMPANY”, CORRECTLY ENTER YOUR EMPLOYEE ID, AND SELECT THE CORRECT BARGAINING UNIT. 

YOU MUST USE THE EMPLOYEE NUMBER FOUND ON THE UPPER LEFT-HAND CORNER OF YOUR PAY CHECK STUB LABELED “PAYEE/EMPLOYEE NUMBER.”

(NO OTHER FORMAT OR SYSTEM CAN BE USED TO GET YOUR EMPLOYEE NUMBER). 

FAILURE TO CHECK THE “ALREADY EMPLOYED BY THIS COMPANY” BOX, ENTER YOUR EMPLOYEE ID, AND SELECT THE CORRECT BARGAINING UNIT WILL RESULT IN A REJECTED BID APPLICATION. 

Number of Positions: 1

Under general supervision, supervises the installation of traffic control devices; and performs related duties as required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Coordinates and supervises the installation and maintenance of temporary parking restrictive signs and \temporary barriers/barricades to control the flow of traffic/crowds on city streets
  • Prioritizes work orders and prepares schedules for installation crews
  • Monitors the locations of work crews and assigns emergency orders to crews nearest the work site
  • Maintains radio and phone contact with work crews, supervisors and other departments to coordinate activities and supply deliveries
  • Inspects work sites to ensure the proper placement of signs and barricades and to ensure that crews work effectively and efficiently
  • Makes recommendations regarding the purchase of new equipment for use by installation crews
  • Monitors inventory levels and reorders when materials and supplies are low
  • Oversees and participates in the assembly
  • Instructs employees in new installation methods and operational procedures
  • Reviews and maintains activity reports submitted by work crews on the installation of traffic/control devices
  • Tracks and reports all costs for manpower and materials on all events and daily operations
  • Oversees the input and closeout of service requests regarding postings
  • May assist installation crews in loading and unloading traffic control equipment

NOTE:  The list of essential duties is not intended to be inclusive; there may be other duties that are essential to particular positions within the class.

 Location:  1717 W. 39th Street

     Hours:  Varies

THIS POSITION IS IN THE CAREER SERVICE

Minimum Qualifications:

Two years of experience in the installation of traffic control devices, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  A valid State of Illinois driver’s license is required.  Some positions may be required to obtain Local 1001 Iron Barricade Certification. 

This position requires a Local 1001 Iron Barricade Certification.   Must be able to obtain Local 1001 Iron Barricade Certification within 30 days of date hired.

NOTE:  This position requires the ability to lift up to 60 lbs.   

NOTE:  You must also provide your valid U.S. Driver’s License at time of processing.

NOTE:  You must also provide transcripts or diploma at time of processing, if applicable. 

NOTE:  To be considered for this position you must provide information about your educational background and your work experience.  YOU MUST include job titles, dates of employment, and specific job duties.  (If you are a current City employee, Acting Up cannot be considered.)  IF YOU FAIL TO PROVIDE this information at the time you submit your application, it will be incomplete and you will not be considered for this position.  There are three ways to provide the information: 1) you may attach a resume; 2) you may paste a resume; or 3) you can complete the online resume fields.   

Education & Employment Verification – Please be advised that if you are selected to be hired you must provide, upon request, adequate information regarding your educational and employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position for which you are applying.  If you received your degree internationally, all international transcripts/diploma must be accompanied by a Foreign Credential Evaluation.  If the City of Chicago cannot verify this information, any offer extended to you will be withdrawn and you will not be hired. 

SELECTION REQUIREMENTS

This position requires applicants to successfully pass a skills assessment test and complete an interview that will include a written exercise.  The candidates that receive a passing score on the skills assessment test will be invited to interview for the position.   Candidate(s) receiving a passing score on the test and possess the qualifications best suited to fulfill the responsibilities of the position, based on the oral and written parts of the interview, will be selected in seniority order.  Test results will be sent out by the Department of Human Resources Testing Division after test results have been analyzed and compiled.

Evaluation:  Your initial evaluation will be based on information provided on the application form and documents submitted with the application.  Applications must be submitted by the individual applicant.  No second party applicants will be accepted.

Residency Requirement:   All employees of the City of Chicago must be actual residents of the City as outlined in 2-152-050 of the City of Chicago Municipal Code. Proof of residency will be required.  

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation due to disability or pregnancy in order to participate in the application process, please contact the City of Chicago, Department of Human Resources, at 312-744-4976 (voice) or 312-744-5035 (TTY). Please be prepared to provide information in support of your reasonable accommodation request.

ALL REFERENCES TO POLITICAL SPONSORSHIP OR RECOMMENDATION MUST BE OMITTED FROM ANY AND ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS SUBMITTED FOR CITY EMPLOYMENT.

The City of Chicago is an Equal Opportunity & Military Friendly Employer. 

City of Chicago

Lori E. Lightfoot, Mayor

*The salary is based on current rate of pay and years of service.

Please note, all positions with the City of Chicago close promptly at 11:59pm Central Daylight Time (CDT)  Applications for this position will be accepted until 11:59p.m. CDT on  TUESDAY, MARCH 9, 2021 .  No exceptions will be made.

Unposting Date: Mar 9, 2021, 11:59:00 PM BU: 54 Salary: $59,808.00 – $100,680.00 |   Pay Basis Yearly


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